byNewton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727; Chittenden, N. W. Life of Sir Isaac Newton; Adee, Daniel, ca. 1819-1892. (1846) bkp CU-BANC; Motte, Andrew, d. 1730; Hill, Theodore Preston. Early American mathematics books. CU-BANC
( 5 reviews ) Topics: Newton, Isaac, Sir, 1642-1727, Mechanics -- Early works to 1800, Celestial mechanics -- Early works...
bySégur, Sophie, comtesse de, 1799-1874; Sterrett, Virginia Frances
A wonderful book with 5 timeless French fairy tales magnificently illustrated with 8 beautiful and dramatic full page color and many black and white drawings by Virginia Frances Sterrett. "Done when she was only 19 years of age, this was Sterrett's (Chicago born) first book, and she is often referred to as the 'female Kay Nielsen'." ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Fairy tales
Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
Spec. Coll. copy 1: Green cloth over boards, blocked in gold and black, in case. Ex libris Olive Percival. Gift of Jo Swerling Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
byAmery, Harold François Saphir, b. 1877; Egypt. Ministry of War. Intelligence Dept
Preface.--Introduction.--Vocabulary.--Appendix A-H. Colours. Days of week. Months. Noises made to drive animals, etc. Numbers. Ranks, titles and offices. Sakia and parts. Weights and measures. Specimens of the colloquial language.--Sudanese songs.--Arabic eulogy.--Preface ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Arabic language